Garrido is the author of the novels The Blackguard and The Potency, in addition to the upcoming novel The Book of Joshua through Luckybat Books. He also writes award winning journalism for the Reno News and Review, Chico News and Review and others, and lectures on second language acquisition at Mokwon University in South Korea. His non-fiction works include Critical Thinking for Leaders and Anglo-American Culture, both published with Shinasa Publishing Company. He writes on subjects including language, fiction, adventure and logic. Raised in Reno, Nevada, he now divides his time between South Korea and the United States.